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The Guardian reports that one police officer has been stabbed, a woman has died, and a number of people injured in an attack by an assailant on the UK Parliament. The man was shot by police and the Parliament is on lockdown, as is transportation to the area. The police have confirmed that they are treating the attack as a terrorist incident.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

At the House Intelligence Committee’s open hearing on Russian interference in the presidential election, FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into election interference and possible connections between Trump associates and the Kremlin. Both Director Comey and NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers stated that they have no evidence that President Obama unilaterally ordered a wiretap on President Trump, as Trump has repeatedly claimed without substantiation.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The New York Times reports that the Trump administration is looking into loosening Obama-era constraints intended to prevent civilian deaths from counterterrorism missions outside conventional war zones. President Donald Trump has granted a Pentagon request to designate three provinces of Yemen to be an “area of active hostilities” where looser battlefield rules apply and is expected to do the same for Somalia.

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